Failure to launch: Congress committee approves partial funding for Space Force


The U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee has rejected a plan that would fully fund the sixth branch of the military, known as “Space Force.” In the 2020 budget proposal, the Committee claimed the proposal “leaves many unanswered questions... Read more

Blue Angel’s “Fat Albert” takes final flight


The U.S. Navy Blue Angels are saying “so long” to their beloved C-130T aircraft,... Read more

Air Force bringing back two prop planes for low-intensity conflicts


Two propeller-driven aircraft have been selected by the United States Air Force to fill... Read more

Boeing’s new Apache looks a lot like a 1960’s helicopter


Boeing has released concept footage of a high-speed Apache attack helicopter during the Vertical... Read more

Musk & Bezos entering arms race, will bid on contracts to build rockets for US military


Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos have had their eyes in the skies for some... Read more
Failure to launch: Congress committee approves partial funding for Space Force
The U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee has rejected a plan that would fully fund the sixth branch of...
Blue Angel’s “Fat Albert” takes final flight

Blue Angel’s “Fat Albert” takes final flight

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels are saying “so long” to their beloved C-130T aircraft, affectionately known as “Fat Albert.”...

Presidential pardons of war criminals could complicate relationship with allies, harm commanders

Presidential pardons of war criminals could complicate relationship with allies, harm commanders

Corey Dickstein Stars and Stripes Presidential pardons for American servicemembers convicted or accused of war crimes in Iraq and...

U.S. still ready in South Korea despite suspension of large-scale exercises

U.S. still ready in South Korea despite suspension of large-scale exercises

Wyatt Olson Stars and Stripes Combined training and readiness have not flagged in South Korea despite suspension of large-scale...

Drone runway in Niger done, but security concerns have delayed takeoffs

Drone runway in Niger done, but security concerns have delayed takeoffs

John Vandiver Stars and Stripes The U.S. military has finally completed runway work at a new air base in...

USS Ronald Reagan heads out to sea for its first deployment of 2019

USS Ronald Reagan heads out to sea for its first deployment of 2019

Caitlin Doornbos Stars and Stripes Sailors’ families gathered on the pier Wednesday morning as the USS Ronald Reagan left...

Air Force bringing back two prop planes for low-intensity conflicts

Air Force bringing back two prop planes for low-intensity conflicts

Two propeller-driven aircraft have been selected by the United States Air Force to fill a wide variety of combat...

Army developing modified fitness test for injured soldiers

Army developing modified fitness test for injured soldiers

J.P. Lawrence Stars and Stripes The Army is developing alternative aerobic events for soldiers whose injuries prevent them from...

North Korea says U.S. violated its sovereignty when it seized cargo ship

North Korea says U.S. violated its sovereignty when it seized cargo ship

Kim Gamel Stars and Stripes North Korea on Tuesday stepped up pressure on the U.S. to return a seized...

Former ambassador, astronaut nominated for Air Force secretary

Former ambassador, astronaut nominated for Air Force secretary

Corey Dickstein Stars and Stripes President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced he would nominate Barbara Barrett, a former ambassador...

Defense Secretary defends decision to send ships & bombers to Middle East

Defense Secretary defends decision to send ships & bombers to Middle East

Caitlin M. Kenney Stars and Stripes Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday defended the Pentagon’s decision to deploy...

Sikorsky makes $1.1 billion deal with Navy for new heavy-lift helicopters

Sikorsky makes $1.1 billion deal with Navy for new heavy-lift helicopters

Stephen Singer The Hartford Courant Sikorsky Aircraft has announced it will build 12 heavy-lift helicopters as part of a...

Former Sec. Def. Mattis says UAE & US must maintain partnership to grow stability in Middle East

Former Sec. Def. Mattis says UAE & US must maintain partnership to grow stability in Middle East

Khaleej Times, Dubai, United Arab Emirates The UAE and the US are bound by common interests and values and...
Navy has four ships patrolling South China Sea

Navy has four ships patrolling South China Sea

William Cole The Honolulu Star-Advertiser The Pearl Harbor destroyer USS Preble on Monday conducted its third “freedom of navigation”...

Special Forces parachute over Normandy in test run for upcoming D-Day ceremony

Special Forces parachute over Normandy in test run for upcoming D-Day ceremony

Stars and Stripes About 135 Special Forces soldiers jumped from three Air Force aircraft above the ancient Mont Saint-Michel...

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